CHAPTER FOUR – FLOOD WAR As the finale of this series, discussion of environmental impacts and design implementation of the two contemporary projects The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project (JUFMP) and The Giant Sea Wall Project (GSW) is debated. Contested …

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CHAPTER THREE – MAPPING FLOOD Closing this series, an analytical comparison of all three ‘conflict’ (Over-urbanization, land subsidence, and flood) is explored with the aim to understand interrelations between them: Urbanization, land subsidence, and the flood are analyzed through map …

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The following maps and diagrams in Kyunghyang Shinmun, one of the largest prints in Korea, present Jamsil development during the preparation of Olympic in twofold: public’s interests and government’s agendas (see Public Opinion and Media). These maps and diagrams were …

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CHAPTER ONE – MAPPING URBANIZATION This series will focus on mapping urban elements of Jakarta in relation to flooding. Through the five historical documents (Four chapters), a thorough mapping analysis of urbanization rate, land subsidence, and flood will provide a …

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The Master Plan of Burj Dubai Tower and its surroundings is as below. In late March 2006, a group of workers were discontent with the low salaries and unfair treatment and thus damaging the cars, offices and construction vehicles at the …

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Satellite photo of Dubai's invisible urban space© 2013 by arkodatto

    In the passage [INSTANT CITY: SUCCESS OF DUBAI, FROM OIL TO REAL ESTATE] by Nicholas Tai, we have learnt that after the discovery of oil in 1966, the government of Dubai has got the resources and capital to …

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